Public Safety

May 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville Man Pleads Guilty to Exploiting 12-Year-Old Girl Over the Internet

A Rockville man pleaded guilty Tuesday to exploiting a 12-year-old Virginia girl by using the Internet to coerce and entice her to engage in illegal sexual activity, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Alexandria. Jose Adalberto Sandoval Quinonez, 26, will be sentenced Aug. 10, court documents said. He pleaded guilty to […]

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May 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Warns of Severe Weather Tuesday with a Flash Flood Watch

It’s going to be a rainy Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Montgomery County effective from 3 p.m. Tuesday through 1 a.m. Wednesday. According to the NWS, thunderstorms are expected in late afternoon Tuesday. Heavy rainfall and lightning with the potential for high winds and hail may occur. Heavy […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 6:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Poolesville and Darnestown. Significant lightning may occur during the storm. Expect hail capable of producing damage. Outdoor activities should be postponed and those outdoors should take shelter inside. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has […]

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May 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Officer Who Died in Line of Duty on I-270 to Be Honored

The officer who died in the line of duty on I-270 last year will be honored at the annual Maryland State Police Fallen Heroes Ceremony. Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander Cohen will be honored during the unveiling of a new memorial honoring members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal killed in the […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Montgomery County effective from now through 7 p.m. There is a chance of large hail, strong winds and lightning. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for Montgomery County until 7:00 PM on Thursday 5/10/18. Residents with outdoor plans should remain alert for threatening […]

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May 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

High School Employee Faces Assault, Sex Offenses

A building services employee at Gaithersburg High School has been charged with assault and sex offenses related to repeated inappropriate touching of three victims, two of whom are juveniles, a Montgomery County police statement said. Bail was set at $10,000 for Ancelmo Osmin Diaz, 59, of Longmeadow Drive in Gaithersburg, according to online court records. […]

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May 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Police Name Victims in Monday Triple Homicide

Update, Tuesday, 2:05 p.m.: Montgomery County police released new details from the triple homicide in Sunshine on Monday afternoon. Police believe Christopher Wilson Snyder, 41, of 22001 Brown Farm Way killed three people: – Mary Ann Olson, 66, who lived at 22002 Brown Farm Way. – Danny Lee Murphy, 70, of East Spearfish Drive in Brandon, […]

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May 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Public Safety Training Academy Taking Part in Hurricane Exercise

Montgomery County’s Public Safety Training Academy will be part of a six-state exercise this week that will test how well local, state and federal agencies work together during a mock hurricane, according to a news release from Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford’s office. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency — along with 42 other federal, state, and […]

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May 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Activity Stops Traffic on Georgia Avenue, Brighton Dam Road

Montgomery County officials are advising motorists to avoid Georgia Avenue between Gregg Road and Triadelphia Lake Road; New Hampshire Avenue between Georgia Avenue and Brighton Dam Road. Police are responding to a domestic disturbance in the 22000 block of Brown Farm Way and have blocked off traffic on Georgia and Brighton Dam Road. Officials are […]

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May 7, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Mexican Police Arrest Montgomery County Man Wanted in Connection with Death of His Wife

Ruel Francis Dempster II, 30, of the 3600 block of Bel Pre Road, who was wanted for the slaying of his wife, has been arrested in the area of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, by the Federal Police on the strength of a Montgomery County warrant, Montgomery County police said Monday. Dempster has been extradited to the […]

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